In July 2015, with the help of 75 mekoristers, MEKONCEPTION took place at Jalopy Theater in Red Hook, Brooklyn, an event dedicated to creating a new record in real time around a single microphone. "Why should a record take more time to record than it does to listen to!" was the concept.
A book featuring twelve chapters of writing and art from Mekons and Mekon friends, inspired by each song, was released with a companion CD, but is now sold out.
In these fraught times, where the poor planet is insanely pulling itself apart at the seams, it just feels right to have this and the Firewater Get Off the Cross reissue announced on the same day.
Globally minded, strongly opinionated, and fully aware that we need to blow off some steam and have a party...